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Dev*Ops Software Engineer

Requisition ID: R10057554

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Boulder, Colorado, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission.

Northrop Grumman is hiring a Site Reliability Engineer to be located in Boulder, CO supporting our Payload & Ground Systems organization.

Primary Duties

  • Provide site support for Network, Configuration Management and Installation/Checkout of all software, hardware, network and external connectivity of the SESAMI in FORGE Related environment

  • Site personnel shall provide 24/7 on-call support

  • Site personnel shall deliver and update training material to assist Government and contractor operations personnel with understanding how the SESAMI produces event-related data and training on differences from the previous SESAMI baseline

  • Site personnel shall update system configuration documentation and technical bulletins

Dev*Ops / Testing

  • Develop and implement processes and tools for installation and deployment of products

  • Coordinate with development, operations, quality, and management teams to ensure installation and integration efforts are documented and agreed upon

  • Ensures delivered product has passed all required gates (testing, QA, customer defined acceptance testing)

    • Assists in Site Installation

    • Participate in software version testing and evaluation and provide feedback to the Development community

    • Support Factory Acceptance Test (FAT)

    • Support Site Regression Test

    • Manage and obtain all Site board approvals

    • Communicate risks to Program Management

  • Assist Configuration Management in software upgrades

  • Complete SESAMI related documentation

  • Document all Software problems and follow up with accurate resolution

  • Transfer of both classified and unclassified system data and documents between the development and operational site environments

  • Represents the Northrop Grumman SESAMI Software Development Team at the site

This opening can be filled at either a Level 3 or a Level 4 depending on experience. See Level 3 requirements under Basic Qualifications and Level 4 under Preferred Qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and/or related Engineering disciplines with a minimum of 5 years of experience as Software Developer or related field; 3 years of experience required with a Master's degree, 0 years and a PhD. 4 years additional experience in lieu of a degree

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and/or related Engineering disciplines with a minimum of 9 years of experience as Software Developer or related field; 7 years of experience required with a Master's degree, 4 years and a PhD

• Experience using programming, such as JavaScript, Python, or PowerShell

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience using monitoring, logging, and visualization tools

• Experience using configuration management frameworks (e.g. Ansible/Chef/Puppet)

• Experience working with infrastructure, such as servers and networking

• Hands-on knowledge of Docker technologies

• Demonstrated Site Reliability Engineering/Dev*Ops Principles

• Experience working in the cloud environments (AWS, Azure, or GCP)


Salary Range: $101,400 USD - $152,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $125,800 USD - $188,600 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.